Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) soft launch is the first attempt to roll out the state-backed ‘internet for blockchain’ outside of the Chinese mainland.
Solana validators complete restart also Laos ends crypto ban
Top blockchain and crypto news: Walmart dispels Litecoin hoax. Cardano’s real work begins. Beijing bears down on NFTs.
SOL had been on a tear but is now losing ground. Is Solana a victim of its own success — or does the network have deeper problems?
FTX hit by hack rumor meanwhile Korea updates crypto death note
Financial authorities reveal an updated list of virtual asset platforms that have complied with new regulations.
Scams and fake news have long dogged the crypto world. This week saw two major blockchain companies and a global retailer get swept up by hack rumors or hoaxes.
CrossTower became the second international crypto exchange to enter the Indian market last week after Binance made its entry by acquiring WazirX in 2019.
E-CNY problems to be solved, also China sees warning over NFT hype
In this Forkast.News explainer, learn why blockchains with smart contract capability are surging in popularity and the new darlings of investors.
The platform reports more users than WazirX and CoinDCX, and aims to make crypto trading as easy as ordering food online.
Crypto in 2021 is like the early days of the internet, writes Hisham Khan of Aldrin. Here’s why the quality of user experience will decide the industry’s future.
Why is Axie Infinity so popular, and what is the potential of play-to-earn gaming? Two venture capitalists share insights on Asia’s special place as GameFi’s hub.
Cardano smart contracts set for Sunday also CrossTower launches in India
Cardano’s Alonzo hard fork will bring smart contracts and NFT support to the world’s third-largest blockchain. What will it mean for the crypto market?
El Salvador’s Bitcoin embrace may be a domino for some emerging markets, but a fierce rival to the BTC is also coming to the fore.
At the risk of losing billions, crypto industry officials weigh options to oppose authorities.
Korea crypto damage assessed meanwhile Initium’s news based NFTs sell out
Ripple wants to know how SEC regards Bitcoin, Ether and XRP, but SEC says Ripple is repeating the same questions as ‘they do not like the answers they received.’
Initium Media, also known as 端傳媒, is turning to blockchain technology to grow revenue and to ensure controversial news does not get forgotten — or tampered with.
Following crypto’s adoption in one struggling economy, nations in Latin America and elsewhere are now weighing the pros and cons of digital currency
As non-fungible tokens break into the mainstream, experts advise buyers to do research and watch for a correction.
What was internet censorship like in the early days, how has it changed, and what role does decentralization play.
Have DeFi exploits on BSC hindered the blockchain’s success? NFTs and gaming offer a boost.
Bitcoin price plunges however Metaverse actions heats up in China
Top blockchain and cryptocurrency news: El Salvador’s BTC experiment. EthereumMax and the power of celebrity. Hong Kong shores up regulatory oversight.
Despite significant losses across the board, industry experts are not too concerned, seeing the plunge as normal market behavior.
Crypto platform CEO claims regulators use ‘intimidation tactics behind closed doors’ by refusing to provide clarity.
What are the different kinds of blockchain, and how do they compare? Learn all about public, private and permissioned platforms in this Forkast.News explainer.
The Central American nation opens up the next chapter in the history of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency.
Solana hits all-time19 high as FTX’s NFT marketplace spammed
FTX is the latest crypto exchange to join the NFT bandwagon. “Make your own NFTs,” CEO Sam Bankman-Fried tweeted.
Korean exchanges offered lifeline while NFL bans crypto sponsorships
The American football league’s 32 teams cannot sell NFTs or accept backing from crypto trading firms — at least for now.
It’s hard to move forward on a CBDC when those in charge can’t agree. Is time running out for an American digital dollar?
Gajesh Naik and Laya Mathikshara, two Indian 13-year-olds, are getting global recognition — and making astronomical sums — through their ventures in crypto and NFTs.
Too small to fight as individuals, Binance users are now banding together to take on the world’s largest crypto exchange in arbitration. David Kay of Liti Capital explains how it’s done.
As governments and citizens embrace digital currencies of all kinds, from Bitcoin to CBDCs, here’s what the world and daily life could look like.
The veil of uncertainty that has shrouded crypto regulatory discussions seems to be lifting, but how the government will regulate and tax digital money remains to be seen.
Deadline looms for Korean exchanges as Doge meme valuation explodes
What does it mean to own an NFT? Furthermore, what does it mean to own a billionth of an NFT? For Doge lovers, it might be a good investment, or barking mad.
As Bitcoin continues to battle the $50,000 level, Ethereum rises in dominance while smart contract platforms Solana and Cardano buck the sideways trend to reach new price levels.
Overruling Ripple’s objections over cost, a judge gives the SEC a green light to review more XRP-related Slack communications.
India crypto exchanges allow bank deposits while FTT token on a roll
C.R.E.A.M. Finance suffered a flash loan exploit that was much larger than earlier estimates
NFTs, metaverses and ‘play-to-earn’ are upending gaming’s traditional revenue model. Shreyansh Singh of Polygon explains blockchain gaming’s business potential.